PhD, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
MS/Internship, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,
BA, Sociology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Professional Certification, Licensure and Membership:
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2015-present, Assistant Professor & Dietetic Internship Coordinator, University of
Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
2015-present, Affiliate Professor of Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,
2010-present, Neurodevelopmental Disorder Clinical Dietitian, The Colorado Children's
Hospital, Aurora, CO
2001-present, Affiliate Professor of Nutrition, Metro State University of Denver,
2009-2011, Pediatric Research Dietitian, Autism Treatment Network, Aurora, CO
2008-2013, LEND Fellowship, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders at
JFK Partners, Aurora, CO
Research/Areas of Interest
Body composition and energy metabolism in pediatrics
Specialty dietary interventions (gluten and casein free)
Gastrointestinal symptoms in neurodevelopmental disorders
Survey development in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Berry R, Novak P, Withrow N, Schmidt B, Rarback S, Feucht S, Criado K, Sharp WG (2015).
Nutrition Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Children with Autism Spectrum
Disorder: Guideline from an Expert Panel. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, in-press.
Withrow N, Alvidrez, L (2019). The Sensory Processing, Aberrant Mealtime Behavior,
Motor, Inventory for Eating (SAMIE). Advances in Autism, doi:10.1108/AIA-08-2018-0025.
Ann Reynolds, Nancy F. Krebs, Patricia A. Stewart, Harriet Austin, Susan L. Johnson,
Nikki Withrow , Cynthia Molloy, S. Jill James, Cynthia Johnson, Traci Clemons, Brianne
Schmidt, and Susan L. Hyman. Iron Status in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Honors and Awards
Golden Key Award Recipient at Metro State University of Denver
Gamma Phi Beta Honors Society
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